Welcome to my digital vault.
John Osborn D'Agostino, aka Bayreporta, is an Oakland-based web developer, data journalist and game designer. He’s passionate about journalism games, data visualization and open government. His goal is to make games that incorporate the best of journalistic storytelling and investigation with the best of game design.
All my work is organized by the types of projects I've worked on. Each project page will link you my work in that area. Updated more frequently than my blog.
In 2012, I worked with a bunch of folk on Gimme Props!, a fun and lighthearted ballot measure guide. It was super fun to work on and, although coming out a few days before election day, people seemed to enjoy it (we were on the local news!). My wife, Mollie, really loved the guide and asked […]
I wanted to drop a quick post for anyone who may have come upon this site looking for “John C. Osborn” and may be wondering who “John Osborn D’Agostino” is. Well, the latter is my name now 😀
The narrative-driven choice-based game puts the player in the shoes of a “parachute kid,” a teenager from China who arrives in the U.S. to learn English and enter an American university, all while living alone.
The culmination of several months of work, this interactive guide aims to distill 10,000 words worth of explanatory text about California’s new school finance system into something more bit sized.
Where my work has appeared
North Coast Journal
East Bay Express
Online News Association
Humboldt State Toyon
The Hechinger Report
Santa Rosa Press-Democrat
Lost Coast Outpost
Society for News Design